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Ignacy Lukasiewicz Scholarship Programme for Developing Countries in Poland, 2018-2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland and Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland announced recruitment to the Ignacy Lukasiewicz scholarship programme (2018/2019 edition).

Scholarships offered as a part of the programme include free 2nd degree studies conducted in Polish language (preceded by a year-long preparation course for taking up studies in Poland) and 3rd-degree studies conducted in public universities supervised by the minister responsible for higher education.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the Polish government department tasked with maintaining Poland’s international relations and coordinating its participation in international and regional supra-national political organisations such as the European Union and United Nations.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: May 11, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters and PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.
  • Scholarship Award: The Programme offers tuition-free education at second-cycle programmes in Poland, and a monthly bursary of PLN 1,500 to cover living expenses to be disbursed by the Polish National Agency for Student Exchange.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not known
  • Nationality: Developing countries
  • Scholarship can be taken in Poland

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Citizens of developing countries are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements The Scholarship will be offered to the citizens who:
    • are graduates of first cycle programmes (completed no earlier than in 2014) or students of the last year of first cycle programmes in the academic year 2017/2018 in the following areas of study: sciences, natural sciences, technical sciences, agricultural, forestry and veterinary sciences;
    • do not hold a magister (Master’s) r magister in?ynier (Master of Science) degree;
    • have a certificate confirming proficiency in English of at least B2 level;
    • are neither graduates nor students of Polish higher education institutions.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Application Procedure:

Candidates choose the university and academic programme they want to enrol on from among those offered by Polish higher education institutions. The studies are preceded by a one-year course that will prepare students for their stay in Poland (also subject to scholarship conditions).

Application Form

Scholarship Link